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Westmoreland high school roundup: Derry tops Greensburg Salem in Section 2

| Monday, April 18, 2016, 9:54 p.m.
Southmoreland's Andrew Polakovsky slides safely into home during Southmoreland's game against Yough on Monday, April 18, 2016.
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Southmoreland's Andrew Polakovsky slides safely into home during Southmoreland's game against Yough on Monday, April 18, 2016.
Yough's Shane Fajt delivers a pitch during Yough's match up against Southmoreland at Yough Senior High School on Monday, April 18, 2016.
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Yough's Shane Fajt delivers a pitch during Yough's match up against Southmoreland at Yough Senior High School on Monday, April 18, 2016.
Southmoreland's Russ Ritenour delivers a pitch during Southmoreland's match up against Yough at Yough Senior High School on Monday, April 18, 2016.
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Southmoreland's Russ Ritenour delivers a pitch during Southmoreland's match up against Yough at Yough Senior High School on Monday, April 18, 2016.
Yough's Eric Borkovich scores against Southmoreland on Monday, April 18, 2016 at Yough Senior High School.
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Yough's Eric Borkovich scores against Southmoreland on Monday, April 18, 2016 at Yough Senior High School.
Southmoreland's Andrew Polakovsky (red uniform) looks on as Yough's Nolan Kosh scored during Yough's match up against Southmoreland at Yough Senior High School on Monday, April 18, 2016.
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Southmoreland's Andrew Polakovsky (red uniform) looks on as Yough's Nolan Kosh scored during Yough's match up against Southmoreland at Yough Senior High School on Monday, April 18, 2016.
Southmoreland's Zak Leighty (red uniform) hustles to beat the throw to first base from Yough's Matt Huss in the second inning of Southmoreland's match up against Yough at Yough Senior High School on Monday, April 18, 2016.  Leighty was called out but advanced a runner into scoring position.
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Southmoreland's Zak Leighty (red uniform) hustles to beat the throw to first base from Yough's Matt Huss in the second inning of Southmoreland's match up against Yough at Yough Senior High School on Monday, April 18, 2016. Leighty was called out but advanced a runner into scoring position.
Yough's Shane Fajt fields a ground ball during Yough's match up against Southmoreland at Yough Senior High School on Monday, April 18, 2016.
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Yough's Shane Fajt fields a ground ball during Yough's match up against Southmoreland at Yough Senior High School on Monday, April 18, 2016.

Devin Siko, Josh Bauer and Isaac Buterbaugh all had two hits to help Derry earn a 5-2 victory over Greensburg Salem in a Section 2-AAA baseball game Monday afternoon in Greensburg.

Bauer allowed eight hits and had two strikeouts in a complete-game victory for the Trojans (2-6, 2-3).

Nick Sabers went 2 for 4 for Greensburg Salem (4-5, 1-3).

Mt. Pleasant 6, Indiana 5 — Jason Beranek belted a two-run single in the bottom of the seventh to give Mt. Pleasant (4-6, 3-2) a Section 2-AAA victory. Jeremy Paul earned the win.

Yough 6, Southmoreland 3 — Shane Fajt allowed two hits and had four strikeouts in 3 23 innings as Yough (7-2, 4-0) won a Section 2-AAA game.

Penn-Trafford 5, Norwin 4 — Josh Brammell had two hits and two RBIs and Brian Hellested threw a seven-hitter with three strikeouts as Penn-Trafford (5-3, 2-3) won a Section 2-AAAA game. Losing pitcher Ethan Sikora was 2 for 3 for Norwin (6-4, 3-2).

Charleroi 9, Frazier 3 — Mike Obitko was 3 for 4 with two RBIs and Sam Pager struck out 11, as Charleroi (5-3, 2-2) won in Section 2-AA. Logan Muzina had four RBIs for Frazier (0-7, 0-5).

Greensburg Central Catholic 12, Jeannette 0 (5 inn.) — Tommy Pellis doubled, homered and had five RBIs, and Neal McDermott and Steve Forrai combined to throw a one-hitter as No. 1 Greensburg Central Catholic (8-1, 5-0) won a Section 2-A game.

Softball

Jeannette 9, California 1 — Kay Kay Crosby had a home run and four RBIs as Jeannette (2-3, 2-2) rolled to a Section 2-A win.

Belle Vernon 1, Yough 0 (10 inn.) — Bailey Parshall scattered five hits and struck out 18 as Belle Vernon (9-4) knocked off No. 1 Yough in a Class AAA nonsection contest. Macy Mularski allowed four hits and had 18 strikeouts for the Cougars (9-1).

Freeport 8, Greensburg Salem 6 — Jenna Hildebrand and Ashleigh Schmidt each homered to help Class AA No. 5 Freeport (9-2) get a nonsection win. Emma Mattei had a two-run homer for Greensburg Salem (4-4).

Penn-Trafford 11, Gateway 8 — Sarah Koscho had five hits to lead Penn-Trafford (8-2) to a nonsection victory.

Ligonier Valley 7, Marion Center 0 — Lexie Petrof went 3 for 4 with a double, home run and two RBIs and also threw a six-hitter with 13 strikeouts to guide Ligonier Valley (7-0, 6-1) to a District 6 Heritage Conference victory.

Football

Altoona High School hired Nick Felus as its new football coach. He replaces John Franco, who resigned in February.

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